blue sky laws


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blue sky laws

- Laws protecting the public from securities fraud.
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In addition, the Company has elected to participate in the Blue Sky Monitoring Service, affording the Company daily audits and guidance in complying with state-based Blue Sky laws.
In any jurisdiction in which the securities laws or blue sky laws require the Tender Offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the Tender Offer will be deemed to be made on behalf of Juniper by Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch or Citigroup or one or more registered brokers or dealers that are licensed under the laws of such jurisdiction.
State "blue sky laws" require frank disclosures by all companies offering securities.
Blue Sky Laws are state regulations established as safeguards for investors against securities fraud.
Federal securities laws, such as Rules 10b-5 and 15c2-11 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act") as well as Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933 ("Securities Act"), and state Blue Sky laws, require issuers to provide adequate current information to the public markets.
The pernicious effects of these laws-generally referred to as "blue sky laws"-have been felt most acutely by small businesses, a vital component of our national economy.
The idea is to eliminate differences in state Blue Sky laws, which add legal complexity and cost for businesses looking to raise capital.
The preferred equity and the new notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction, and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and other applicable state securities or blue sky laws and foreign securities laws.
Blue Sky laws are state securities laws that regulate the sale of securities to protect investors from fraud.
The notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended or the securities laws of any state, and may not be provided or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or blue sky laws and foreign securities laws.
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